Changing perceptions of marriage, education, and career among single women

a study of Varanasi by Sangeeta Krishna.

Publisher: Centre for Women"s Studies & Development, Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi

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Edition Notes

StatementSangeeta Krishna.
ContributionsBanaras Hindu University. Centre for Women"s Studies and Development.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2004/60270 (H)
The Physical Object
Pagination84 leaves
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3717818M
LC Control Number2003331754

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